MD Format

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Description of the computer language construct that specifies the representation of data objects in a record, file, message, storage device or transmission channel

Elements Domain Definition and Recommended Practice Examples
1 mrd:formatSpecificationCitation 1 cit:CI_Citation Citation to the resource format specification. ASCII, or NetCDF, or HDF5
2 mrd:amendmentNumber 0..1 gco:CharacterString Version of the format. Use gco:nilReason attribute if version is unknown. 4
3 mrd:fileDecompressionTechnique 0..1 gco:CharacterString Algorithms or processes that can be applied to read or expand resources to which compression techniques have been applied. ZIP
4 mrd:medium 0..* mrd:MD_Medium Distribution medium for the distributor format.
5 mrd:formatDistributor 0..* mrd:MD_Distributor Information about the distributor's format.

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Possible Parent Elements

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